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6 more remembered in Newtown, possible motive surfaces

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Four children, a teacher and Sandy Hook Elementary's principal were remembered at services Wednesday, as new reports surfaced about the gunman's possible motive behind the Newtown shooting.

A man who knew Adam Lanza's family said the suspect was upset about his mother's decision to have him committed to a mental health facility.

According to FOXNews.com, the source said Nancy Lanza was at her wit's end. The source also claims the gunman went to Sandy Hook School last Friday because he thought his mother cared more for the students there, than him.

Meanwhile, residents are having a hard time coping with the shock and loss.

"Ever since this happened, everyday I go down and I see my kids at the bus stop, I always hold their hands," Claude Kern said amidst tears, "and I can't let them go."

Newtown continued to bury their dead Wednesday, with five more funerals and a visitation.

Four children were remembered at these services:

Charlotte Bacon's family said their 6-year-old daughter filled their family with joy and love.

Daniel Barden, 7, was an "old soul," according to his mom and dad.

Little Chase Kowalski loved baseball, and the 7-year-old had already completed his first triathlon.

Caroline Previdi, 6, is being remembered as a sweet little girl.

The community will also say good-bye to Principal Dawn Hochsprung, 47, who ran toward the gunman last Friday trying to stop him.

Victoria Soto, 37, will also be laid to rest Wednesday. She threw her body between her students and the gunfire, after hiding them in a closet and telling the gunman they were not there.

Many of the mourners wore green scarves because green was her favorite color.

The University of Connecticut has also announced a scholarship for students at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The Sandy Hook School Memorial Scholarship Fund will help pay college costs for students who attend U-Conn when they're older. Siblings of the student victims and children of the adult victims also will be eligible for the need-based grants.

The National Rifle Association will hold a news conference Friday. The organization said it is prepared to help in any way it can to prevent another tragedy like the one in Connecticut.

SEE: NRA promises to help prevent school shootings

A Texas gun store owner is also offering 10 percent discounts to teachers who want to buy guns for their classrooms.

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